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exult at something

 and exult over something
to rejoice because of something; to rejoice about something. We exulted at the end of the hostilities. The citizens exulted over the downfall of the dictator.
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exult in something

to take great pleasure in something; to enjoy something immensely. I exult in the beauty of a spring day. We exulted in the glory of summer.
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Exultingly deploying a playful double-entendre, Arly shouts to Sherman that 'the moment of exposure has come' from behind the security of the camera's black hood before proceeding to extend the 'barrel of Mr.
Out he bounds, picking his car with a practiced eye, and swings himself exultingly to a flying stirrup.
They ride their giant beasts exultingly, take pride in their achievements, tease each other, look forward to the season of their favourite meats, are enraged by unacceptable changes, admire, for example, the courage and great good will displayed under traumatic pressure by Bren Cameron, and are profoundly moved by the moment when man'chi ('the one association that defined a specific individual') (8) is discovered or created.
I follow those heathen [the rambunctious jazz orchestra]--follow them exultingly.
He effusively acknowledged Congress's gift a few days after Monroe's letter and the book arrived, exultingly expressing his admiration for the "venerable" delegates at Philadelphia in 1787, who had endured "much anxiety, debate, and difficulty" to create our "present inestimable Constitution.
race which has prevented it from rushing exultingly into the writing of
religious houses in 1535-36, exultingly reported to his master,
And he goes on to note that "as the natives became heated and maddened by the sight, many among them even kneeled to the earth, and drank freely, exultingly, hellishly, of the crimson tide" (176).
Here was indeed the triumph of all things heavenly--the magnificent turn of the short upper lip--the soft, voluptuous slumber of the under--the dimples which sported, and the color which spoke--the teeth glancing back, with a brilliancy almost startling, every ray of the holy light which fell upon them in her serene and placid, yet most exultingly radiant of all smiles.
Our fathers who stand on the summit of fame, Shall exultingly hear, of their sons, the proud story, How their young bosoms glow'd with the patriot flame, How they fought, how they fell, in the midst of their glory.
at this moment MRS POWELL appears at the window and looks in exultingly - STEVE points exultingly to the certificate he holds in his hand, regarding AURORA with looks of hate as he stands by door, R.
The abbe writes exultingly of this hope in a passage that epitomizes his agricultural romanticism:
As a forecast of his coming place in the symbolic order of "literature," notoriously these interests included a sinecure government post (as stamp distributor, assumed in 1813), and the celebration of God's "exterminating sword," waved exultingly over the dead at Waterloo in his "Thanksgiving Ode" of 1816 (WPW 263).
To these he pleads "firmly and somewhat exultingly .
Dusseldorp exultingly recounts Bergerus's unsuccessful attempts to exorcize one woman.